The kids start school tomorrow. We will have a first, second, third, sixth and seventh grader. The girls are all very excited for the first day. The boys? Not so much. Especially Number 6 who has been crying every night for the last three nights when it’s time to go to bed. He has a […]
It’s Time To Mourn
Sometimes you need a few whacks in the head before something really starts to sink in. You know how Facebook’s “on this day” reminds you of all the things you commented on and shared every year before on that date? Two years ago exactly, I wrote a post about how I was struggling — “…My head is […]
The Most Important Thing I’ve Learned As A Mom
I was recently asked to answer the following question: “What’s the most important thing you’ve learned as a mom?” I’ve been thinking about this question a lot. Is there one most important thing I’ve learned? That’s a tough one. The most important thing? Only one? There are so many things! But I guess if I […]
Less squandering. More participating.
I had one of those mornings. The kind where you get up too late, and then you are scrambling and you just can’t catch up. Where you are trying to fill out the permission slip you should taken care of the night before and then making the lunch for the kindergartener you should have made the […]